Android and iOS are kissing cousins. Compare them with Windows Phone, or the Kindle Fire, and you’ll immediately notice that their User Interface (the “style” of the OS) is a lot more similar to each other than to other competition, and neither one really radically different from older desktop UI’s. From the outset, though, Android… Continue reading The Future of Android is Now
Could Majel turn Google into a virtual monopoly? Majel, for those who don’t know about it, is a supposed code name for Google’s coming competitor to Apple’s Siri virtual assistant, and is expected to start rolling out by early 2012. However, with a company like Google, a product is rarely just a product, it’s a broad strategy to… Continue reading Will Majel Google-ize the World?
You’ve probably heard the rumor, by now, that Google is working on an Apple Siri competitor, code-named Majel, an homage to Majel Roddenberry, late widow of the late Gene Roddenberry, of Star Trek fame. Majel Roddenberry played the parts of Nurse Chapel (TOS) and Luwaxana Troi (TNG & DS9), but more importantly she voiced “The Computer” throughout… Continue reading Google Majel? Play Up the Star Trek Theme!